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12-05-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 956
Posted By OldsCOOL

This right here. Keep the training. Is someone...

This right here. Keep the training. Is someone forcing you?? Dude, Iím 62 and still logging the rides and watching for people to bump me down on Strava. My bikes are vintage criterium racers. Time...
11-27-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 58,537
Posted By OldsCOOL

Ibuprophen.

Ibuprophen.
11-26-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

:lol: Thatís funny right there. :lol:

:lol: Thatís funny right there. :lol:
11-26-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

They were patented in 1889. Quite a history. It...

They were patented in 1889. Quite a history. It isnt too difficult to ID and track a reasonable guess on the years. When I posted mine on the facebook group they helped me quite a bit.
11-24-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,981
Posted By OldsCOOL

Probably the last ride with my red hot Cinnamon...

Probably the last ride with my red hot Cinnamon Girl, the Ď86 Trek 760 Pro Series. Lovely last ride of the season.
...
11-23-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

Thank you for your observations on this. Iíd...

Thank you for your observations on this. Iíd settle for 150AD! Fascinating.
11-23-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

Itís a Marcus Aurelius denarius that would help...

Itís a Marcus Aurelius denarius that would help to frame a timeline. There are so many variations of these that it is dizzying to get an ID closer than that.
11-23-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

Picked up this Flexible Flyer sled for 22.00...

Picked up this Flexible Flyer sled for 22.00 thinking it was 1930-40s but was shocked to discover it was of the rare first series in the late 1800ís. Incredible find that may end up in our townís...
11-23-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,091
Posted By OldsCOOL

How about a Roman Denarius from 300AD?? ...

How about a Roman Denarius from 300AD??

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11-21-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 36,934
Posted By OldsCOOL

Sharp looking Cannondale! The cantilever stays...

Sharp looking Cannondale! The cantilever stays look totally cool on these gems.
11-21-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,437
Posted By OldsCOOL

I settle for toe clips/straps, mostly. Sometimes...

I settle for toe clips/straps, mostly. Sometimes the clips get in my way when slowing to get that second pedal or going uphill.
11-20-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,981
Posted By OldsCOOL

Most of our early snow has melted for now so I...

Most of our early snow has melted for now so I took the Ď77 Colnago Super out for a quick photo shoot in the front...
11-19-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

I noticed. All the cold weather folk on my Strava...

I noticed. All the cold weather folk on my Strava feed are posting rides in Watopia (etc). We are getting too old to start over every spring. Iím not having much saddle time but the entire body...
11-17-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yesterday we had -3deg and for tonight’s ride it...

Yesterday we had -3deg and for tonight’s ride it was a balmy 30deg. What a difference a day makes. Even saw bugs buzzing around. Peaceful evening, light traffic up through the hills.
11-16-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,437
Posted By OldsCOOL

Not yet but I hear good things. I have gone up...

Not yet but I hear good things. I have gone up further to Copper Harbor and that was a treat. Would love to do that again with more time.
11-16-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,633
Posted By OldsCOOL

In sand it might get a little sporty.

In sand it might get a little sporty.
11-16-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,633
Posted By OldsCOOL

What a killer retro cruiser!

What a killer retro cruiser!
11-16-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,437
Posted By OldsCOOL

At 62 I still ride with the desire to be fast on...

At 62 I still ride with the desire to be fast on our technical ST’s. There are many of us older guys on the technical trails. Granted we are not getting sick air on youtube vids we still master our...
11-13-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By OldsCOOL

You just reminded me of my first trail ride 20yrs...

You just reminded me of my first trail ride 20yrs ago with my 12yr old son who with his bmx flew over a knoll, pulled aside to watch dad. Just as I came over it, I sucked a fly into my lungs. The...
11-13-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 14,115
Posted By OldsCOOL

Heart worries? No. On the rare occasion I ride...

Heart worries? No. On the rare occasion I ride with someone, one friend yammers through the ride except when I push him hard. He talks less but I worry about his heart if anything. He is 50 and...
11-13-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,702
Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-12-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,633
Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-11-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

It was a brisk, calm and moonlit 18deg ride...

It was a brisk, calm and moonlit 18deg ride tonight. Just a hint of things to come.
11-09-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 58,537
Posted By OldsCOOL

Like, what is the state tree of N Dakota? The...

Like, what is the state tree of N Dakota? The telephone pole.
11-08-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

Dude, so funny. That song was playing the other...

Dude, so funny. That song was playing the other day as I drove in the first snow. Station had a tribute dedicated to the first snowfall. :lol:
11-08-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By OldsCOOL

Our area had single digits. Pellston, Mi with...

Our area had single digits. Pellston, Mi with 9deg at 7am. Not to mention many areas had a foot of snow in 24hrs.
11-08-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By OldsCOOL

Very cool find. That is begging for paint and...

Very cool find. That is begging for paint and decals. Or might look ok if you shine the parts soak the frame in oxalic, then give it a proper reassemble. Either way, interesting bike. Good save!
11-07-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

I havent experienced the rim icing to this point....

I havent experienced the rim icing to this point. I ride the streets and neighborhoods in our small town. We have hills but I check brakes before they are needed. Sure beats cabin fever and spinning...
11-06-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By OldsCOOL

Very well done! You show some talent in the...

Very well done! You show some talent in the production aspect. I enjoyed watching it.
11-06-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By OldsCOOL

Come on, pad that post count! Iíve not seen many...

Come on, pad that post count! Iíve not seen many Sport models and looking forward to seeing your project.
11-06-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,398
Posted By OldsCOOL

That is an awesome picture!

That is an awesome picture!
11-06-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

Snow riding has begun! My 1000 lumen headlight...

Snow riding has begun! My 1000 lumen headlight froze a nice 8pt whitetail as I rode within 20 feet before it ran off. City deer, sheesh. Here is a quik pic of the Ď87 Trek 830 Antelope that handles...
11-06-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,487
Posted By OldsCOOL

Our Lake Michigan will be hitting us over the...

Our Lake Michigan will be hitting us over the next 2 weeks with lake effect snow. Some places up here have nearly 6” since Monday. The inner child is coming out so I will be riding in it tonight. :D
11-06-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 757
Posted By OldsCOOL

I rode my first Century on the 460. The tires...

I rode my first Century on the 460. The tires were cheap, heavy wire bead 25mm Bontragers. That next spring I tossed them for a fresh set of Michelin 23ís and began a season of speedy TT style...
11-05-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 757
Posted By OldsCOOL

I had one of these ‘85 460 “weekend racers” as...

I had one of these ‘85 460 “weekend racers” as they were billed. Loved it! Had all the right stuff for entry level competition. I sold it after 9 seasons and thousands of miles. You can ride these...
11-05-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By OldsCOOL

Snow Riders!

Itís that time of year once again, dreaming of road riding on hot summer days while getting suited up for a ride in the snowy cold night. There is nothing like riding in a snowstorm with a 1000 lumen...
11-03-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,389
Posted By OldsCOOL

Excellent advice throughout. I would add a...

Excellent advice throughout. I would add a suggestion to the OP. I am 62 and an avid roadie and weight weenie as my buddy calls me. I love the open road but I like mtb and trailriding for the...
11-03-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By OldsCOOL

Depends on the frame. Depends on the drop. You...

Depends on the frame. Depends on the drop. You can get 10ft of air easily if that drop is landing you onto a downhill section. Goes without saying a 10ft ledge drop will hurt a bit and probably crack...
11-02-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,349
Posted By OldsCOOL

I will give a big shout out for those Vuelta...

I will give a big shout out for those Vuelta Corsa Lite’s. They will do much better than anything Bontrager. However, tires can negate this if you choose a heavier and rolling resistant tire....
11-02-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,614
Posted By OldsCOOL

Powerlifting has incredible impact on the entire...

Powerlifting has incredible impact on the entire structure of the body. I was a competing powerlifter 20yrs ago (Iím 62), trained hard for it since 1984. If a gym was closer I would lift during...
11-01-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,352
Posted By OldsCOOL

It works for me if I track closely the effects of...

It works for me if I track closely the effects of cortisol, blood sugar spikes immediately following an intense ride. Otherwise, the less intense endurance rides may not stretch my cardio but really...
10-28-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,418
Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanks, Al!

Thanks, Al!
10-26-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,838
Posted By OldsCOOL

Thank you, you just passed the encouragement...

Thank you, you just passed the encouragement back!

Here is the link on weight loss vs performance. This is the stuff that makes riding so much more enjoyable:

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10-26-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,838
Posted By OldsCOOL

There are cycling studies done on the effective...

There are cycling studies done on the effective results of a 5lb weight loss. Today I shaved 3 minutes off a ride on a course that I did 3 weeks ago being 10-12lbs heavier. Those 3 weeks were spent...
10-26-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,966
Posted By OldsCOOL

Excellent! Way to go, Frank!

Excellent! Way to go, Frank!
10-26-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 301
Posted By OldsCOOL

You guys are awesome!

You guys are awesome!
10-26-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,485
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just another knock yer eyes out, slap yo momma,...

Just another knock yer eyes out, slap yo momma, drop dead gorgeous, Italian bike.

And this is why I love them.
10-25-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have the earlier series. The ‘87 Miyata 712...

I have the earlier series. The ‘87 Miyata 712 Competition has a full 105 group right down to the 105 hubs. Occasionally I take it out for a ride and wonder why I dont ride it more often. Bought the...
10-24-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,418
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have a Ď97 Trek 7000 as my youngest...

I have a Ď97 Trek 7000 as my youngest MTB:https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/187e98d8_e02d_4dff_81d4_762714b807cf_13b1dae4115f7fbf6ba240c8e265a71e0a4adb1b.jpeg
10-24-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,611
Posted By OldsCOOL

Bicycles are the favorite platform for...

Bicycles are the favorite platform for individuality. How many variations have we seen?? Not all of them.
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